Jane Dodds MS

School closure a hammer blow to the community

The Conservative-Independent Powys County Council Cabinet officially confirmed that they intend to press ahead with plans to close Llanfihangel Rhydithon (Dolau) C.P. School.

The announcement will come as a devastating blow to many of the school’s parents, children, and staff, and other members of the Dolau community, who have been campaigning for the school’s future.

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Jane Dodds MS calls for mobile access to dentist

Jane Dodds today has called on the Welsh Government to introduce mobile dentist service for communities in Powys, after raising residents’ concerns over extreme waiting lists.

Jane said: "Whilst dentistry remains one of the most difficult areas of primary care delivery to provide during a respiratory virus pandemic, there have been issues relating to the provision of NHS dentistry for decades.

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Vaccine passports 'wrong solution'

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have described Mark Drakeford’s decision to introduce the use of vaccine passports in Wales as ‘disappointing’ stating it is an example of government overreach that could set a worrying precedent.

The party’s leader, Jane Dodds MS, stated that she will vote against the measures if it is brought to a vote in the Senedd.

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Jane Dodds MS leads fight to end profit making from the care of vulnerable children.

Jane Dodds motion to remove the provision for profit-making providers from the children's care sector yesterday passed the first hurdle to change the lives of vulnerable children in Wales. 

The proposal debated this Wednesday called for a fresh look at the regulation, monitoring and commissioning of children’s residential care and children and young people with learning disabilities or other neurodiversity. 

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School closure plans questioned

Jane Dodds MS raised the issue of Powys Council’s plans to close 11 schools in the Senedd today, responding to the latest claims by the administration as justification for the school closures.

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Dodds fights to keep profit out of children's care

Jane Dodds MS has secured a debate in the Senedd  on children’s residential care, calling on Members of the Senedd to end profit making from the care of vulnerable children.

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